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Drifting and Dreaming (Bing Crosby album)

Drifting and Dreaming
Compilation album by Bing Crosby
Released Original 78 album: 1947
Original LP album: 1949
Original 45 album:1950
Re-release LP album: 1956
Recorded 1940, 1942, 1945, 1947
Genre Popular
Label Decca Records
Bing Crosby chronology
The Man Without a Country
(1947)
Drifting and Dreaming
(1947)
Blue of the Night
(1948)

Drifting and Dreaming is a studio album of phonograph records by Bing Crosby with a South Sea Islands flavour. It is one of less than 10 Bing Crosby albums to be featured on all three speeds (LP, 45 rpm and 78 rpm).

Contents

  • Track listing 1
  • Other releases 2
  • Track listing of 12” LP 3
  • References 4

Track listing

These songs were featured on a four-disc, 78 rpm album set, Decca Album No. A-578.[1]

Disc 1: (25185)

  1. "Drifting and Dreaming", recorded February 13, 1947 with Les Paul and his Trio.[2]
  2. It's Been a Long, Long Time", recorded July 12, 1945 with Les Paul and his Trio.[3]

Disc 2: (25186)

  1. "Where the Blue of the Night (Meets the Gold of the Day)" recorded July 20, 1940 with The Paradise Island Trio.[4]
  2. "The Waltz You Saved for Me" (Wayne King / Emil Flindt / Gus Kahn), recorded July 20, 1940 with The Paradise Island Trio.[5]

Disc 3: (25187)

  1. "When You're a Long, Long Way from Home” (Sam M. Lewis), recorded July 20, 1940 with The Paradise Island Trio.[6]
  2. "When I Lost You” recorded July 20, 1940 with The Paradise Island Trio.[7]

Disc 4: (25188)

  1. "I'm Drifting Back to Dreamland” (Charles F. Harrison / Jack Sadler / Florence Charlesworth), recorded January 19, 1942 with Dick McIntire and His Harmony Hawaiians.[8]
  2. “The Singing Sands of Alamosa” (Bert Reisfeld / Kim Gannon), recorded January 19, 1942 with Dick McIntire and His Harmony Hawaiians.[9]

Other releases

The album was also issued as a 10” vinyl LP in 1949 with the catalogue number DL 5119. [10]

In 1950, the album was issued as a set of four 7” vinyl 45rpm discs (catalogue No. 9-113). [11]

A further LP release took place in 1956 when a 12” album was released with the title “Drifting and Dreaming” (DL 8268). This took the original eight sides and added four more. [12]

Track listing of 12” LP

SIDE ONE

  1. “Drifting and Dreaming”
  2. “It's Been a Long, Long Time”
  3. “Where the Blue of the Night (Meets the Gold of the Day)”
  4. “The Waltz You Saved for Me”
  5. “When You're a Long, Long Way from Home”
  6. “When I Lost You”

SIDE TWO

  1. Beyond the Reef”, recorded September, 5, 1950 with Lyn Murray and His Orchestra.
  2. “Here Ends the Rainbow (I Found My Love)” (Charles E. King / Johnny Burke), recorded February 9, 1951 with Betty Mullin and Lyn Murray and His Orchestra.
  3. “Sail Along Silv'ry Moon” (Percy Wenrich / Harry Tobias), recorded September 11, 1937 with Lani McIntire and His Hawaiians
  4. “My Isle of Golden Dreams” (Walter Blaufuss / Gus Kahn), recorded June 13, 1939 with Dick McIntire and His Harmony Hawaiians
  5. "The Singing Sands of Alamosa"
  6. “I'm Drifting Back to Dreamland”

References

  1. ^ "DISCOGS". discogs.com. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". A Bing Crosby Discography. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  3. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". A Bing Crosby Discography. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  4. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". A Bing Crosby Discography. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  5. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". A Bing Crosby Discography. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  6. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". A Bing Crosby Discography. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  7. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". A Bing Crosby Discography. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  8. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". A Bing Crosby Discography. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  9. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". A Bing Crosby Discography. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  10. ^ "DISCOGS". discogs.com. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  11. ^ "DISCOGS". discogs.com. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  12. ^ "DISCOGS". discogs.com. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
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